NORTON — An injury accident occurred in Norton County at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday, approximately 3.3 miles south of the U.S. Highway 36/Kansas Highway 383 west junction on K-383.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report, a 2008 Chevrolet HHR, driven by Maria G. Munoz-Garcia, 71, Garden City, was negotiating a curve on K-383 highway when it left the roadway to the right and struck a guardrail. Munoz-Garcia overcorrected and crossed both lanes of traffic before leaving the roadway to the left. She then struck a guardrail head-on. The vehicle came to rest against the southbound bridge rail approximately 703 feet north of the second guardrail impact.
Munoz-Garcia was transported to Norton County Hospital in Norton.
According to the report, she was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident.